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Qwantu Amaru

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About meQwantu Amaru has been writing since the age of 11. An avid reader, he has always aspired to write suspenseful page turners and socially significant literature like those of his writing influences Richard Wright, Anne Rice, Harper Lee, Walter Mosley, Tananarive Due and Stephen King. Qwantu draws his inspiration from his modest upbringing in small towns and cities across Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Louisiana, and Florida.

In addition to his first novel, ONE BLOOD, Qwantu has written six volumes of poetry: Lightbringer, Lovelost, After the Storm, Midnight's Shadow, Awakening, and Actual-Eyez. Qwantu is an active member of the outstanding socially active poetry collective Black on Black Rhyme out of Tallahassee, FL. He has performed spoken word in poetry venues from New York to Los Angeles. He is also part owner and one third of The Pantheon Collective, an independent publishing venture dedicated to bringing high quality independent books to the masses while empowering and inspiring other authors to follow their dreams. For more information visit his website, follow him on twitter @onebloodbook, join his fanpage:, or e-mail him at Qwantu currently resides in Jersey City, NJ.

About my libraryIncludes the 4 published books from The Pantheon Collective: TPC Books

GroupsAfrican/African American Literature, Books By Us, Crime, Thriller & Mystery, Deep South, Horror, Horror Book Club, Kindley Book Club, King's Dear Constant Readers, Thing(amabrarian)s That Go Bump in the Night, Writer's Brag and Rag Bagshow all groups

Favorite authorsAnia Ahlborn, Jeff Bennington, Tananarive Due, J. A. Konrath, Brandon Massey, Micheal Rivers (Shared favorites)


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Real nameOmar Luqmaan-Harris

LocationJersey City

Account typepublic

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Member sinceJan 12, 2012

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